Category Archives: Protest

Jana Natya Manch in Calcutta

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Jana Natya Manch—Janam—a New Delhi based theatre group was in Calcutta after more than a decade with three of their new plays, each different in style and topic. The group visited Modern High School for Read More …

One Billion Rising

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ONE BILLION RISING — A GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION AND DANCING IN PROTEST AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ONE BILLION RISING began as a call of action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 Read More …

Human Rights Defenders Programme

Living With Difference ‘Tell the Prime Minister to go and wear a sari,’ said an adolescent boy, jostled by grinning men, as he accused the PM of having ‘given in’ to the demands of Muslim Read More …

POSTCARDS TO THE PRESIDENT

Spearheaded by activist-writer Mahasweta Devi and Tushar Talukdar (ex-police commissioner, Calcutta), 3,000 postcards were printed, stamped and distributed by Seagull for signatures by concerned individuals. The postcards demanded the President’s active intervention in ending the Read More …